Baichung Bhutia Wins 4 Million on India's Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3
Famous footballer Baichung Bhutia wins INR 4 million in cash and goes on to become the first male winner of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Sikkim witnessed an SMS frenzy as people from all walks of life voted for their favourite son of the soil, football star Bhaichung Bhutia, in the reality TV show Jhalak Dikhla Ja. Women from 5th Mile at Tadong here, which is part of an organization called Sahayta Club, chipped in with Rs.30,000 to buy mobile cash cards that would facilitate 10,000 SMS votes for Bhutia.
'We have all chipped in with the money we kept for running our households. Even our kids have broken their piggy banks to donate money to buy the cash cards to vote for the star footballer,' said treasurer Phurkit Lepcha.